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thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affordable health care for our city employees without jeopardizing the city's fiscal solvency is a priority of mine in the challenge that we have to take together. this year will spend 574 million dollars for the health care of our current employees retirees and dependents, about seven point eight percent of our city spending. in addition to annual bending for healthcare we have an equally significant issue on the horizon. the unfunded cost of paying for healthcare for all current employees once they retire. last november 2012 the city assessed our retiree health-care obligations an estimated the unfunded liability to be 4.4 billion dollars. over the past several years we have taking a number of important steps to address the structural budget issues associated with employee benefits in healthcare. in 2008 the city passed proposition c, charter amendment that lengthen the amount of time an empl
. >> for our public health system and healthcare system, we have adequate supply of the flu vaccine right now. >>. >> doctors say cases of flu are surging in california. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have a bay area map showing where the flu vaccine is available. just plug in your zip code. you'll find it on our web site, ktvu.com. >>> nurses at santa rosa hospital and maintenance workers at petaluma valley hospital took to the picket lines once again today. this is video from their november strike. the employees are at odds with administrators over wages, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising patient care will not be affected by the two-day strike. >>> police in east palo alto are investigating the first homicide of the year. officer say a shot spotter detected up to 17 gunshots about 2:00 this afternoon near ill nois street and purdue avenue. they found a man dead in the back of his home. the homeowner's daughter tells us she just can't believe it. >> i was in shock knowing th
with administrators over pay, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising care won't be effected. >>> researchers received 2 grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation. one group received $12 million to investigate the impacts of antibiotics to children. >>> back now to our bay area weather. rosemary o -- rosemary orozco explained we will be cold. >> tonight going to be just as cold as we have been. outside right now beautiful. once you step outside, it can be cold at times. if it is breezy in your neighborhood it could be brisk. 51 degrees in oakland. 49 san francisco. 40s concord, east bay, temperatures are cooling off. 45 degrees in brentwood. 32 mount diablo. with the windchill 9 degrees is what it feels like. 46 san ramon. 46 pleasanton. the winter chill continues tonight but i think tonight will be the last night we have really cold weather. over night lows 20s for the valley locations and 30s around the bay area. mentioned this a few moments ago, a frost advisory for bay site communities, freeze warning
's healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremember and
for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. if you have high blood pressure and get a cold get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricidin hbp. >> pelley: the battle over health care in texas is drawing national attention tonight. texas has banned planned parenthood for a health care program for poor women. anna werner is in austin for us. >> reporter: college student emily howell depended on her local planned parenthood clinic. now she and nearly 50,000 other texas women will have to find a new place to get free breast cancer screenings, pap smears
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> enough with the real news. gather around the water cooler, and louis, what do you have for us today? >> well, bill, good cooler today. it's nice to have you back, by the way. >> no problem. maybe tomorrow if you're lucky. >> supreme court justice clarence thomas had a big day on the bench yesterday. justice thomas spoke for the first time after s
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their healthcare provider first to see if shots are available. >>> a nurse is refusing to get a flu shot and so kaiser says she must wear a mask while working with patients but that is something she doesn't want to do. >> i am not saying they work or don't work. it is my decision not ohave one. -- not to have one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> she says wearing a mask interferes with the nurse- patient relationship. she says she washes her hands frequently. kaiser said it is carrying out policy corrected by the health department. earlier this month a hospital fired 8 employees for refusing flu shots. >>> another round of frigid temperatures is expected. cooling off into the 40s in some areas. clear skies over head. any heat we obtained today exiting. 47 in santa rosa. 36 in napa. 43 in concord. 44 livermore. 40s along the peninsula. upper 40s in san francisco. 45 palo alto. this is something we will see, temperatures continue to fall. already chilly and then turning bone chilling into the over night hours. a look at storm tracker two. continuing wit
attacks; we are the teachers, healthcare professionals, caregivers. we also have 5000 more kids on average in district 11 than in other places in san francisco. 5000 more kids. don't have the investment in education that we need to have. we don't have the opportunity for education and employment again people need. -- there is so much more to do. we are seeing great changes in san francisco. we are seeing great economic changes in san francisco. we have done a lot of work on the board to pave the way for these new economic changes. we have given economic tax breaks for the new companies starting up in the city; we have changed our business taxes well. a lot of these changes are changes that affect big business in san francisco but we need to do more to make sure that we support every day businesses. we are seeing higher income people; (indiscernible) i really believe that san francisco needs to do something deliberate, specific that measures how people on the bottom rung are getting by in a better way. it's not enough that we just serve the wealthy interest; we make
, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue
's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> california is not sharing any of its supply to the states that are running out and said health officials are saving it for the weeks ahead. you can get the shot in san jose near westgate mall and fremont at the hub at cvs. >>> a debate brewing over the link between marijuana use and lower iq scores. a study published last august tracked more than 1,000 people and found drops in iq for those who started smoking pot as adolescents. a new study published yesterday calls the original conclusion into question saying differences in education, job history and other socio- economic factors may be more important. >>> it's a confession everyone has been waiting for after years of denials. disgraced cyclist lance armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. >> he did. he made that confession in an interview with oprah winfrey and today, she spoke exclusively with the "cbs this morning" show. we have more now on how oprah described the biggest interview of her
: county health officials say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the fir
say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the first time, coke is
? >> obama: if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on healthcare and revenues from closing loopholes we can solve the deficit issue. >> john: joining me now is wahini varra, california politics reporter for the wall street journal. thank you for your time tonight. >> thank you. >> does that mean that he's doing things right? >> he had decent approving ratings after a while. but after this effort to pass taxes, his approval ratings went up. he's more popular now than he has ever been in california, a little bit surprisingly. >> when you consider all the negative stereotypes that we heard groaning up. when i was growing up he was governor moon beam, and how unbalanced he was, quite the opposite of now. governor brown did a whole lot of cutting, are the people of california glossing over that? >> i think they may be. the most recent thing that happened was that californians raised taxes after jerry brown passed it. it's been in the news. that's what people are aware of. but it's true that well before that over the past couple of years jerry brown and the democratic controlled
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like health care more than staples right now. we see that pretty clearly. health-care companies are beating estimates more, they have higher cash balances and you know they are much cheaper. they really never have been cheaper on forward earnings relative to staples so we really like that overweight health quarter underweight staples call. as for industrials you have a lot of high quality u.s. companies. some have the china exposure. others benefit from energy and infrastructure or improvement in housing so it seemed like there were fundamental reasons to be more optimistic on that group of stocks. >> susie: okay. well, we'll see how it goes this year. thanks for coming on the program. we've been speaking with adam pozen. >> susie: it's not easy being a retailer these days, especially if you rely on customers buying at your store. many consumers come in and browse, but make their purchases online. but tech innovations are helping to change that. erika miller got a sneak peek at the intel booth at the national retail federation's convention. >> reporter: adidas had a problem. tha
dime of extra option. and those who said the healthcare is awful, all you did was achieve the universal dream. and republicans as much as the tea party explosion and the hatred of obama, they didn't go any more crazy than they did in 2008. what was different is the left did not come out in 2010 and there you had these landslides. so i do think you are absolutely right to be concerned that if democrats are saying woe is me and not acknowledging that, you know, change is hard and that change has happened i think there are -- you know you can expect more of these kind of unpleasant situations that -- where president obama is looking for the least bad option rather than a great one. >> jennifer: all right. absolutely. michael grunwald thank you so much my dear for joining us via skype. up next, as blatant of dispspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspspsp (vo) always outspoken, now unleashed, joy behar. >> on my next show i'll talk to the funniest comedians of all time. of all time! mel brooks and carl reiner. and for once i won't even try to get a w
's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> reporter: a doctor with santa clara county public health says your best option now is to go to your doctor sense they use different suppliers than the big box stores. the county keeps its own supply but the vaccines are only available to low income patients. is there still time to get a vaccination and not get sick? >> yes. there's still time. >> reporter: nationwide, other cities hit hard with the flu have seen widespread vaccine shortages. california has 16 million doses of flu vaccine and 3.7 million doses of antiviral drugs such as tamiflu. while there is no shortage here, california is not sharing any of its supply to states that are running out. they are saving it for the weeks ahead. a cvs spokesman did not explain why the company didn't see the rush coming saying, the current high demand is unprecedented for this time of year. we're making every effort to presupply our pharmacies and clinics with vaccine as needed. >> they need to stock up more. >
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is willing to talk about deficit reduction, perhaps modest reduction to healthcare spending. as long as it comes with curbing loopholes and tax reductions for wealthier individuals. congress should just do it. back to you. connell: let's bring in dylan glenn. former advisor to george w bush. rich said that republicans have reasons for not having this meeting today. the president is standing back and think i am not negotiating on this and the republicans are all over the map. >> i do not think that this is a big deal. i do not see that as a big issue. what is coming out of this weekend retreat is far more important. connell: i would like to be a fly on the wall for that. >> also what is important is to remember how we got here. he has run trillion dollar deficits for the past four years of his administration. you have to pass a budget in the united states senate. he will be doing his sort of constitution getting a budget up to the congress. this is a challenge. we have to have a clear look at how we can reduce spending in this country. connell: whenever the limit is actually reached a
're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> cenk: alex jones is the host of the alex jones show. it's all across the country in different radio stations. he's also featured at info wars.com. and you might remember him as the guy who was ranting and raving with pierce morgan about gun control talking about metal sharks chimpanzees etc. i talked to him earlier. we had that conversation. i also asked him about jon stewart and what is the global conspiracy that rules all other conspiracies. but first man when i asked him if he was part of the conspiracy because that's what glenn beck is charging that he's doing to make gun rights people look crazy. let's watch that part of the glover. >> why would pierce morgan have this guy on? well, because pierce is trying to have gun control and he's trying to make anyon
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and contributions to their healthcare plans. nurses at petaluma joined in support. they called in replacement workers and they say patient care will not be affected. >>> coming up on 7:00 today, it marks what would have been dr. martin luther king, jr.'s 34th birthday and they will celebrate the birthday on monday. they will celebrate in his honor. he was assassinated several years ago when he was just 30 years old. >>> dave, pam, it is getting more crowded. we are pushing up on 7:00 and there is nothing unusual and the good news is we don't have any problems on the span. we are seeing traffic on 1010, 28 -- 101, 280 and 85 and things are looking good in the northbound direction. let's go to steve. >>> another cold, cold morning, a lot more 20s than we had yesterday and it will be mostly sunny and temperatures are cold even on the coast except for a few high clouds, it will be chilly inland and slightly warmer by the bay. >>> thank you steve, coming up on mornings on 2. they were first on the scene at the carquinez bridge, why investigators believe this was no accident. >>> also why the area
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have. healthcare, emigration, epa. this is just another strategy to use his power in no way he knows that he should not be. gerri: that is a great photo op, and i think that is what they're looking at. thank you for coming on. great having you here. appreciate your help. a change of pace. to make up next, president obama raising eyebrows say we are not a deadbeat nation, but is he right? and as the debt ceiling comes closer, will the white house use the nuclear option? does he have the legal authority to do so? that's next. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ gerri: is another credit downgrade coming? fitch warning today they will downgrade the u.s. triple-a-rated give the debt ceiling is not raised. with more of possible economic fallout, moody's chief economist. all right. if they do this, what happens to the econo
beyond the question, controlling health-care costs is something we have to look at in this country. so much of what we spend it is attributable to increases in health-care costs. we need to get some of the sharpest minds engaged in focusing how we can bring down health-care costs. host: means testing for medicare and social security. guest: tinkering with medicare and social security is appropriate. right now there's a cap. $110,00, youe know longer contribute to the social security system. i see no reason why we should not raise that substantially. these are people that have the ability to pay into the system and should pay into the system. otherwise it becomes a regressive system if you cut off right now. host: what about raising the eligibility age? guest: i am not in favor of that. i come from a gray district in pennsylvania. nobody is getting rich on social security. raising the eligibility age is probably a bad move. caller: i wonder if they can come to an agreement on the fiscal cliff -- how are you going to solve our debt crisis? i did not think congress should get paid. it is
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that their own healthcare providers have vaccine. >> california is not sharing any of its supplies to the states that are running out and said they are saving it for the weeks ahead. >>> triathlete from wisconsin is shocking people with her life story. she once weighed 427 pounds. amy smith says the turning point came when she had her second daughter. the c-section went terribly wrong because of her weight. smith had gastric bypass surgery, then enrolled at the ymca, then started with a 5k road race before eventually working up to a triathlon. >> there's a group of us out there that have had weight loss surgery who are athletes now. >> amazing. so far she has completed two triathlons and two half marathons. good for her. >> so if you go to the gym you say i can't do this -- listen to this story. >> there's your inspiration. >>> 5:21. coming up, serena takes a fall at the tennis' first major of the year coming up. >> plus 6-foot nothing is -- one of the craziest blocks you will see. our play of the day is coming up next. jwwñ >>> we are in th
that there's no vaccine. people sometimes forget that their own healthcare providers have vaccines. >> california is not sharing any of its supply to the states that are running out. instead they are saving it for the weeks ahead. >>> and we checked around. most cvs stores in the bay area are sold out of the flu shot but you can get it in palo alto on el camino real, in san jose near westgate mall, and in fremont at the hub. >>> all right, michelle. 6:20 now. it's been reported all over the world: people who eat fish are getting too much mercury. a study of samples from eight countries found more than 80% of human hair samples had mercury levels exceeding the epa limits. the biodiversity research institute also found mercury levels in fish above safe levels, as well. >>> a nine-week-old puppy in australia is saved by an unusual treatment involving vodka. >> i guess so. an american staff if i named cleo was just hours away from a fatal kid and a failure after licking antifreeze but then a veterinarian came up with a cure, a vodka trip through th
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. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> facebook hosting its mysterious meeting today. what the social metwork could reveal. shares of facebook rising in anticipation of the event. that brings us to this morning's squawk on the tweet. what should facebook not announce. tweet us at squawk street. we'll air your responses throughout the morning. >> i hope they buy the israeli company that does social mapping. i know that apple rumored to be kicking the tires. waze, again, it is something that is -- let's call it google map with social networking. it's very popular in israel. it would be a game changer for whoever gets it. it's very exciting for people to map their socials. i like it. >> excites david, i can tell. >> yeah. one of the most beautiful facebook pages i've ever seen. and your pinterest page is nice, too. >> yes, it is. >> works for sammy sosa. no reason you can't do it. >> sometimes i get tired of your overreaction. it's just s
kind of thing in healthcare. so all kinds of different things the president using executive authority as in fact they have laid the foundation for already, could act to really accelerate that movement toward the digital platform. >> host: where does congress come in. >> in. >> guest: in a number of places. we lay out four traits we thing congress should take part in. i'll mention one related to broadband. there is a high-tech ceo that suggested they're a trillion dollars of savings if the government moves all its business and services to the digital platform. we propose a base-closing like commission where are you get the ceos in the room, make them look at those problems and have very specific solutions, and then basically get congress an up or down vote on what to do. there's didn't in order to do that you have to be able to use the savings in the up years to buy new equipment which is more efficient and things like that. we need to make sure that everyone in the country is online. if we're going to move all the services to the digital platform, which we want to do we can't leave an
to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. maximum strength scalpicin® is not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are. i dropped the itch. drop the itch with scalpicin®. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: new york state becomes the first state to act on gun violence after newtown connecticut. state of maryland soon to follow. who needs congress? what do you say? hello, everybody. great to see you today. good morning, good morning, good morning! and welcome to the "full court press." here on current tv. and your local progressive talk radio station. this tuesday morning. january 15. so good to see you today. and welcome to the program. as we tackle
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